Monday, October 22, 2007

Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Monday, Oct 22, 2007 at 12:06 p.m.

It was described as a "shattering of a glass ceiling" in American classical music. When Marin Alsop was named conductor of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra she became the first woman to lead a top-ranked American orchestra. Now, several...

Scientists vs. Politicians in Public Policy

Monday, Oct 22, 2007 at 1:06 p.m.

What happens when cutting-edge science gets caught in the middle of political and ethical debates? Today, many decisions about issues like global warming and stem-cell research are influenced by people without technical proficiency in...

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